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BIMS WALK-IN ADVISING FALL 2016

Please note that walk in advising is only available for Q-drops, Degree Planners ( U2 - U4 classifications only), and Spring 2017 advising/registration.

Date Classification Time
November 9, 2016 U4 classification; all classifications for Student workers,
Honors, and disabilities only
9:00am – 11:00am : 1:30pm – 3:30pm
November 15, 2016 U3 classification only 9:00am – 11:00am : 1:30pm – 3:30pm
November 17, 2016 U2 classification only 9:00am – 11:00am : 1:30pm – 3:30pm
November 18, 2016 U2 classification only 9:00am – 11:00am : 1:30pm – 3:30pm
November 22, 2016 U1 classification only 9:00am – 11:00am : 1:30pm – 3:30pm
November 23, 2016 All classifications 8:00am – 10:30am
November 28, 2016 U1 classification only 9:00am – 11:00am : 1:30pm – 3:30pm
December 8, 2016 All classifications 9:00am – 11:00am : 1:30pm – 3:30pm
December 22, 2016 All classifications 8:00am – 10:30am

 

Change of Major Meetings

Prospective BIMS and USVM students must attend one of the following change of major meetings and submit a change of major application (form) available at the meetings.

Date Time Location
Thursday, November 10, 2016 2:30-3:30 pm VIDI RM 106
Wednesday, December 13, 2016 2:30-3:30 pm VIDI RM 106
Tuesday, January 10, 2016 2:30-3:30 pm VIDI RM 106

*Important Note about VIDI 123:

Our offices have moved into the beautiful Veterinary Building Education Complex (VBEC).  The BIMS office is now in VIDI Room 123, the change of Major meeting will be held in VIDI Room 106.  Our phone number has not changed.  Currently the area is still under construction and therefore, for your safety, we are asking that students follow the below in order to reach our offices.  It is imperative that you read and follow the instructions below. If you get lost, call 979-845-4941 and someone will meet you in LOT 24 to direct you. Maps will be posted on the windows of our old offices.

Prospective families - we encourage you to park at the MSC University Center Garage and use ROUTE 9, which stops at VIDI.

Please see transport.tamu.edu for the active bus map and use ROUTE 9, which stops at VIDI. This is the ONLY way to come. Currently there is no student or visitor parking.


Summer Internships:


BIMS office is closed 2/19/16 for a Work Day. Please email inquiries to BIMS@cvm.tamu.edu


Scholastic Probation and Suspension:

  1. Please see the attached for Probation and suspension rules for Biomedical Sciences: Scholastic Probation and Suspension
  2. For Scholastic Probation and Suspension rules for USVM, please visit our Concentration page.

Notification of Tracking Satisfactory Academic Progress: Standard for Degree Progress

STANDARD for SATISFACTORY DEGREE PROGRESS: College of Veterinary Medicine undergraduate students (BIMS and USVM) have the obligation to make satisfactory progress towards completion of all degree requirements. A minimum standard to measure degree progress requires satisfactory completion of 75% of attempted course credit hours each academic year. BIMS and USVM students are expected to take course work that applies towards the appropriate BIMS/USVM major.


Force Forms Are Going Online This Fall

Force forms will be online starting this fall. The link given will be available beginning November 12, 2015. Please submit force forms online this fall.


International Stockmen’s Educational Foundation

International Stockmen’s Educational Foundation (ISEF) awards International Livestock Congress travel fellowships each year to senior-level undergraduates and graduate students currently enrolled in accredited colleges of universities. Information can be found at the ISEF website.


Undergraduate Degree Planner

Students who started at Texas A&M Fall 2015: You will be required to complete an undergraduate degree plan through Howdy.  This planner must be submitted and approved by Friday, Sept. 30, 2016.  If this is not completed, you will have a REGISTRATION hold placed on your account on October 1. This hold will prevent you from registering for classes for the Spring, 2017.  The degree planner function opens March 1, 2016 for this cycle.

Students who started at Texas A&M Fall 2014 - You will be required to complete an undergraduate degree plan through Howdy.  This planner must be submitted AND approved by Friday, September 30. The degree planner function opens March 1, 2016 for this cycle. If this is not completed, you will have a REGISTRATION hold placed on your account on Thursday, October 1 until this is completed.  This hold will prevent you from register for classes for the Spring 2017 semester.

Students who started at Texas A&M Fall 2013 - You will be required to complete a yearly undergraduate degree plan through Howdy.  The submission window will open on March 1.  This planner must be submitted AND approved by Friday, September 30.  If this is not completed, you will have a REGISTRATION hold placed on your account on Thursday, October 1 until this is completed.  This hold will prevent you from register for classes for the Spring 2017 semester.

Undergraduate Degree Planner Help offered through Transition Academic Programs

Schedule an Appointment With a BIMS Advisor

To schedule your appointment, please use the Online Appointment Scheduler.

Please do not make appointments after 5:00 pm for the next day. As our office closes at 5:00 pm, we will not have your folder pulled and your information gathered in time for the appointment. We thank you for this courtesy to our staff.